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2014 Acura ILX Hybrid vs. 2014 Ford Fusion Hybrid Review

Comparison Review

Comfort
Passengers in the back seat will be able to stretch out a lot more in the Ford Fusion Hybrid than the Acura ILX Hybrid, due to its greater head- and legroom. The Ford Fusion Hybrid will be a favorite with taller drivers due to its greater front head- and legroom than the Acura ILX Hybrid.

Convenience
The Ford Fusion Hybrid requires fewer visits to the gas station than the Acura ILX Hybrid, making it more convenient to drive.

Cost
There are a lot of factors to consider when calculating the overall cost of a vehicle. The main consideration is Manufacturer's Suggested Retail Price (MSRP). The Acura ILX Hybrid is somewhat more expensive than the Ford Fusion Hybrid. Another consideration is the Destination Charge, which is a standard charge for transporting the vehicle to the dealer from where it's built. The Acura ILX Hybrid will cost more in transportation costs than the Ford Fusion Hybrid.

Dimensions
Since the Acura ILX Hybrid is much slimmer than the Ford Fusion Hybrid, it'll be much easier to find a wide enough space in a crowded parking lot. If you go with the Acura ILX Hybrid, you'll have a much easier time finding a large enough space to park than you will with the Ford Fusion Hybrid.

Drivetrain
The Acura ILX Hybrid has much less torque than the Ford Fusion Hybrid, which generally means that it won't feel as fast or powerful.

Handling
The Acura ILX Hybrid has a smaller turning radius than the Ford Fusion Hybrid, allowing you to more easily maneuver in and out of tight spots.

Performance
When it comes to horsepower, the Acura ILX Hybrid is significantly less powerful than the Ford Fusion Hybrid. The good news is that, reportedly, cars with lower horsepower engines often have lower insurance premiums.

Utility
In terms of seating you'll be able to fit the same number of people in both the Acura ILX Hybrid and the Ford Fusion Hybrid. The Acura ILX Hybrid has significantly less cargo room than the Ford Fusion Hybrid, which may be a concern if you do a lot of warehouse shopping.

Warranty
You'll have greater peace of mind with the more generous basic warranty of the Acura ILX Hybrid than that of the Ford Fusion Hybrid.

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2014 Acura
ILX Hybrid

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MSRP*: $28,900

2014 Ford
Fusion Hybrid

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MSRP*: $26,270 - $32,600
Cash Back Rebate: Visit Rebate Center Up to $500
Low APR Loan: -- As low as 0.00%
Lease Incentive: -- As low as 5.85%
City MPG: 39
Top 10 Fuel Efficient
44
Top 10 Fuel Efficient
Highway MPG: 38 --
Engine(s): Inline-4 Inline-4
Seating Capacity: 5 - 5 5 - 5
Basic Warranty: 4 years/50,000 miles 3 years/36,000 miles
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Invoice*: $27,229 $24,497 - $30,074

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